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night leaves four people dead. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. we're learning more details about a deadly four-hour stretch in oakland. investigators say the latest incident involves two young men shot to death on 72nd avenue near international boulevard, just after 6:00 this morning. lorraine blanco spoke to the family of one of those men. >> reporter: screams filled the scene of a violent scene that ended with two men in the minivan. family members say one of the victims is 23-year-old robert dowell. he lived just a few doors down from the shooting. >> he got a night job. all he do is work and come home. >> reporter: the men were sitting in the vehicle and men on foot, they got into a fight. >> there was some type of interaction where both victims were shot. >> reporter: veronica lee is heartbroken. she knew both of them. >> they often sit in the car and talk. they were young boys, young men. they don't cause any trouble or anything. they've never r been disrespectful to me or -- never been disrespectful to me or anything else. >> reporter: in the last 24 hours, four people hav
critical of the department. good afternoon, i am tori campbell, the oakland police accident is facing a growing list of challenges including facing the possibility of a federal take over, new at noon alex savidge joins us live from opd headquarters, so what is the chief saying about all these problems, alex? >> reporter: at this news couches the chief made it clear he is frustrated by a recent speak in murders and talked about this weekend, a particularly violent one, 5 homicides that happened in the span of 18 hours. there was a news conference this morning here at police headquarters and we learned those killings in particular from this past weekend were not connected but did find out the investigates were targeted, despite the hard work of detectives that have been no arrests and to that end the chief today talked about new ways the department is trying to encourage witnesses to these crimes to come forward and help police. in particularly talked about a new system today are using called nixel, where witnesses to crimes, people with information can text that information to the depa
campbell. it's tuesday october 2nd. we're following developing news of an early-morning fire in vallejo. ktvu channel reporter allie rasmus is live with the damage and information on how two people escaped the flames. good morning, allie. >> reporter: good morning. this fire started at:00 in the morning. now four hours later, investigators are going through the home trying to pinpoint what happened. firefighters are dousing the walls with water to make sure nothing flares up again. two people got out safely. more on that in a minute. first we want to show you the through. you can get a sense of how large this house is -- 3800 square feet. the size hans configuration of the house were both challenges for firefighters putting out this fire. so is the weather. it's warmer than unusual in vallejo and it is -- as it is in most pats. they had to bring in extra crews to relieve some of the firefighters who first responded to the fire. >> we went to three alarms on this. it -- it's a large house. it's an older house. my third alarm was to get crews on scene to help with the overall fire. >> rep
to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> five people are looking for temporary housing after a fire burned their home. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong has been there since 4:30 this morning getting a close look at the damage. >> reporter: good morning, tori. we have daylight. we can get a look at the damage. you can see how hot this fire burned. there was a partial roof collapse this morning. so waiting for daylight was very important for investigations to make sure it was safe so they can figure out what areas are safe to go into as they try to figure this out. we just talked to a neighbor who practically could feel the heat of the fire from his deck. he told us what he saw. >> from what i could tell, it was another oakland hills fire. it was so intense and so big. i thought what's going on here? it was just the one house. but it was very scary. >> reporter: when he first saw the firefighter, the firefighters were not called get. they got a call at about 12:15 and they got here and saw the fire was surrounding threatening -- the fire was threatsenning surroundin
, this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, i am dave clark. >> i am tori campbell, thursday, october 4th. we begin with developing news on the morning commute. bart has been experiencing major system-wide delays to the past two hours. ktvu's alex savidge is live there with developments. >> reporter: good morning, yes, this was a stalled work vehicle that had triggered delays earlier on. but that problem has been taken care of. we did just get word from bart a couple of minutes ago that all of their trains this morning are now running on time. earlier on the delays were significant. show you video of what it looks like here with video. a bart spokesman told us they were experiencing 40 minute delays on two lines from the east bay into san francisco. that would be those lines. this was because of a maintenance vehicle blocking tracks early this morning south of the mcarthur station. now that vehicle has been cleared out of the way but trains were backed up. everything started about 4:30 this morning when that vehicle that rides actually on the bart tracks itself came
who died were not wearing life jackets. >>> campbell police tell ktvu they have made one arrest in the recent string of burglaries. last night we told you about break-ins there. one man was arrested for breaking into storage lockers. but another burglar seen on surveillance video stealing items from cars still has not been identified. >>> now you can get ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app, click the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. >>> shoppers are expected to spend more money this holiday season compared to last year according to a new report out today from the national retail federation. consumers are expected to spend $586.1 billion. that's an increase of 4.1% of last year. but in terms of growth it is much lower than last year's 5.6% increase compared to 2010. >>> and we've got a little bit of wind out there now. let's go to point rays. i have a live buoy reading out there. what i'm doing is i'm looking for the winds to shift. right now i have a wind. see hire point rays. gusts to 22 this direction. that's a pretty vigorous rob
. campbell's soup and comcast have both announced plans to eliminate hundreds of jobs. both companies said the business climate did not affect their decisions, but critics say the state's high wages, taxes and housing prices make it difficult for companies to do business in california. >>> today, carmageddon the sequel is in effect on a southern california freeway. early this morning a 10 mile stretch of the 405 along the sepulveda pass on l.a.'s west side was shut down. crews say if all goes according to plan it will remain closed until the bridge is rebuilt before monday morning. for weeks, people have been warned about the closure and asked to stay away from the area. during a similar closure last year, drivers stayed away from the 405 and the shut down was considered a success. >>> the man accused of making an anti-islam film that sparked protests around the world has been arrested for lying about his identity. court documents show mark eustice legally changed his name from nakoula basseley nakoula in 2002 but never told federal authorities. prosecutors say he's used multiple aliases a
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